Using Microsoft BizTalk Dynamics CRM Adapter – Part 2

In previous part of the article, we had initial talks about integration between BizTalk and CRM using Dynamics CRM Adapter. We discussed – ·         Installing and configuring BizTalk CRM Adapter ·         Basics of CRM System ·         How to perform query operation using BizTalk adapter In this part of article of the article, I am going…

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Using Microsoft BizTalk Dynamics CRM Adapter – Part 1

Recently, I have been working on an integration project where few exiting systems were getting integrated with Microsoft CRM System 3.0. We architected to use BizTalk CRM adapter to synchronize and integrate data with CRM system. We could not locate a good documentation about adapter usage. We had to do lots of research, hit-&-try POCs…

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How to Develop BizTalk Custom Pipeline Components – Part2

In my current series, I am talking about developing custom pipeline components in detail. In part1, we talked about pipeline component types and about developing general pipeline component with example. I encourage you to refer part1 article to have a logical start in this article series.   https://blogs.msdn.com/brajens/archive/2006/11/25/how-to-develop-biztalk-custom-pipeline-components-part1.aspx   In this part, I am talking…

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How to Develop BizTalk Custom Pipeline Components – Part1

Receive and send pipelines in BizTalk are used to perform a range of processing and operations on messages. They can –   1.      Encrypt and decrypt messages 2.      Sign and verify digitally signed messages 3.      Validate message against schema 4.      Deal with promoted properties used for content based routing 5.      Disassemble or break single message…

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Creating Automated Build Script for BizTalk using MSBuild

I saw lots of people talking about BizTalk build automation scripts and they are mostly curious about how MSBuild can help fix things. I thought of sharing potential and my experience of writing automated build script using MSBuild tasks. I am expecting readers to have some fundamental understanding of MSBuild, if not then please have…

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Exception Handling in WCF Web Service

Exception handling in ASMX web services was a painful job. Information was getting lost over wire / serialization; it was tricky to get fault code back and having a strongly type mapping between service raised exception and client consumed exception was a cumbersome task. But things are not the same with windows communication foundation (WCF)…

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Understanding Inbound / Outbound Message Security in BizTalk

In the communication and integration world message is core entity. It is principal data carrier. Applications and businesses trade information using messages. BizTalk is content based publish-subscribe engine which facilitates in enterprise application and business-to-business integration. Some of the entities publish messages through BizTalk while other subscribe and consume.   Sometime, message security becomes a…

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BizUnit Quick Start Sample

For a long time, automatic unit testing of BizTalk interfaces was a night mare and BizTalkers were desperately looking for a sophisticated tool. With BizUnit 2.0, BizTalk interface unit testing has become an easy and efficient job. Purpose of this article is to give a quick start sample which can be used by beginners to…

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Receive or Pull Data from CRM using BizTalk

(Article works with CRM Dynamics 3.0 and BizTalk Server 2004 onwards) BizTalk CRM adapter can be used to send or push data to CRM system from any other application system. For example, account data can be pushed to CRM server from commerce server. But when it comes to receiving or pulling data out of CRM,…

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Using Microsoft BizTalk Dynamics CRM Adapter – Part 5

Welcome to last article of this series. Today, we are going to talk about using some CRM specific field types such as “Lookup” and “Picklist”. We will also have little talk about using custom entities/attributes. “Lookup” field is used to link two entities together. For example, when we create an account, we link account entity…

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